Customs: things you do while kitbashing?

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  1. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody! TFW2005 Supporter

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    what are some of the wierd things you guys do when kitbashing (i was thinking the other night what i did was kinda wacky)

    for me i chew on something (toothpick or a cigar) and listen to my angry music hahaha

    but chewing keeps me focused (but the odd thing is i dont do it any other time)

    share it up if you got wierd habits
     
  2. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    Believe it or not, I've actually been watching episodes of Roseanne on Netflix.

    But aside from that, I'll usually have music playing in the background.
     
  3. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    Does listening to your father bitch about not getting paint on the deck count?? :lol !! No, seriously, its usually music of some sort.
     
  4. Autobot Burnout

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    Work on multiple projects at once. ESPECIALLY if I happen to have a Gundam kit lying around unfinished. I burn through those things so fast because I'm waiting for paint to dry...
     
  5. Bountyan

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    when I'm customizing my stuff I usually watch episodes of whatever I happen to be watching
     
  6. Overhaulimus

    Overhaulimus Sword of Fury!

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    Music, and lots of it. When I'm building my props, the music is always from whatever film or show the prop is from. So I jam out to a lot of Ghostbusters songs because I primarily build Ghostbusters props.
     
  7. hXcpunk23

    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    Usually, I put on some Buffy, Angel, or Smallville DVD's, G1 TF DVD's, or listen to music (metal & punk usually). I also do a LOT of research and use tons of references while I'm kitbashing (Visual Works, The Ark, The Ark II, & MTMTE Guidebooks).
     
  8. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    ESPN Radio usually.
     
  9. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I've usually got something on the TV in the background. I've been chatting or posting here while kitbashing before too. Sometimes, I'm on the phone with other TFW2005 members (was today in fact while painting). That's really about it for me.
     
  10. Slothboy

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    Browse Radicons! Nothing to get me more inspired than seeing what others come up with. :D 
    When working on a custom I need to be surrounded by appropriate material like TF references, TF music and browsing the TF wiki.
     
  11. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Generally:
    • Cut myself on a Dremel
    • Bleed
    • Cut myself again
    • Keep bleeding
    • Realise there are cooler bashes on Radicons
    • Paint with the excess of red liquid
    :lolol 

    No, seriously, just a lot of classical/pop music depending on what I'm building.
     
  12. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Glad to see the inappropriate comment got removed,

    Treadshot i have bleed many a time for some of these projects.

    glad to hear im not the only one with my quirks
     
  13. brawl 56

    brawl 56 Aw..crap!

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    Hm, while painting actionfigures (not only TFs), most of the time goes on for looking through my music, until I finally find something that I can listen to for some hours.
    Same thing while drawing stuff.

    Also chatting with friends is a thing that I need for painting stuff.
    I can't stand quitness while being creative xD
     

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